× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2017


The name Vivas arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Vivas family lived in Wiltshire, at the manor Viveash.

Vivas Early Origins



The surname Vivas was first found in Wiltshire where they were Lords of the manor Viveash from early times, after the Norman Conquest in 1066. They were believed to be of Norman origin.

Close

Vivas Spelling Variations


Expand

Vivas Spelling Variations



A multitude of spelling variations characterize Norman surnames. Many variations occurred because Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules. The introduction of Norman French to England also had a pronounced effect, as did the court languages of Latin and French. Therefore, one person was often referred to by several different spellings in a single lifetime. The various spellings include Vivash, Viveash, Vivish, Fiveash and others.

Close

Vivas Early History


Expand

Vivas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vivas research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vivas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Vivas Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Vivas Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vivas Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Many English families left England, to avoid the chaos of their homeland and migrated to the many British colonies abroad. Although the conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and some travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute, once in the colonies, many of the families prospered and made valuable contributions to the cultures of what would become the United States and Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Vivas or a variant listed above:

Vivas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro Vivas, who landed in New Spain in 1835
  • Miguel Vivas, aged 35, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1852
  • Pascual Vivas, aged 28, landed in Puerto Rico in 1869
  • Juan Vivas, who landed in New Granada in 1879
  • Vicente Vivas, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1890
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Vivas (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Vivas (post 1700)



  • Francisco Javier Illán Vivas (b. 1958), Spanish writer and poet from Murcia
  • Adelmo Achito Vivas (b. 1934), retired Colombian international footballer
  • César Pérez Vivas (b. 1957), Venezuelan lawyer and politician
  • Ángel Omar Vivas, Venezuelan Brigadier General
  • Borja Vivas (b. 1984), Spanish shot putter
  • Nelson David Vivas (b. 1969), former professional Argentine footballer

Close

Vivas Family Crest Products


Expand

Vivas Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    11. ...

    The Vivas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vivas Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 25 June 2014 at 15:30.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest